CALL FOR PAPERS
ASIAN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW NETWORK (AIELN) CONFERENCE 2011
University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN(I)) was held on 3 August 2009 at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, with the theme of "Multilateralism and Regionalism in Global Economic Governance: Trade, Investment and Finance".
The second AIELN conference (AIELN 2011) will be held on Friday and Saturday, 15-16 July 2011. AIELN 2011 will be co-hosted by the faculties of Law of the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong and will take place at the University of Hong Kong.
The theme for AIELN 2011 is "The Global Financial and Economic Crisis and The Post-Crisis International Economic Law Environment".
The Call for Papers for this Conference concerns two different types of papers:
(1) Those for the Main Theme Panel Discussion (Panel 1) and the Concluding Main Theme Panel Discussion (Panel 6)
(2) Those for four Thematic Panels on Trade; Investment; Money and Finance; and Development, Climate Change, Agriculture and Energy (Panels 2, 3, 4 and 5)
The Organizing Committee seeks to encourage the participation in the Conference of specialists in international economic law, whether young professionals or established scholars, academics or practitioners, by inviting submissions of paper proposals for speakers in all Panels.
Speakers will be selected through a competitive process without any prejudice to factors such as race, gender, language, religious background and geographical location.
Papers of the speakers will be selected by the Selection Committee.
Note should be taken that presentation shall be made only in English.
SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW (SIEL):
All speakers at the Conference must be members of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL). A non-member may respond to the Call for Papers but if selected, will be expected to join promptly. For instruction as to how to sign up for SIEL, please refer to: http://www.sielnet.org/Default.aspx?pageId=98112
Please note that the standard rate of SIEL membership is Pound 85@year, but there are discounts available for students, academics and government officials and those who work for NGOs. Additional discounts are available for people from developing countries. Also, please note that benefits for SIEL members include discounted rates for SIEL meetings, discounts on subscription to several renowned journals, discounted rates on all or some titles from Cambridge University Press, Cameron May publishers, Hart Publishing, among others. For the details of the benefits of SIEL membership, please refer to: http://www.sielnet.org/Default.aspx?pageId=106037
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR PANELS 1 AND 6:
Concepts and Objectives:
These Panels will discuss general issues of multilateralism and regionalism in global economic governance in the wake of the global economic and financial crisis. Panel 1 will focus on finding what problems and challenges we are facing in governing the global economy, particularly on how to coordinate multilateralism and regionalism in global economic governance in the wake of the global financial and economic turmoil of recent years. Both comprehensive proposals and sector-specific proposals will be welcome. Also, region-specific and comparative regional analyses will be welcome.
Panel 6 will focus on finding solutions to the problems and challenges we are facing in governing the global economy, and may contain constructive policy proposals for improving global economic governance. Improvement of global economic governance may take the form of reforming the existing multilateral and/or regional institutions, establishing new ones, or better coordinating existing multilateral and regional institutions. As in Panel 1, both comprehensive proposals and sector-specific proposals will be welcome.
Also, region-specific and comparative regional analyses will be welcome.
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR PANELS 2, 3, 4 AND 5:
The themes of these Panels are fixed as follows:
Panel 2 - Multilateral and Regional Trade Law
Panel 3 - Multilateral and Regional Investment Law
Panel 4 - Multilateral and Regional Monetary and Financial Law
Panel 5 - Multilateral and Regional Challenges: Development, Climate Change, Energy and Agriculture
Paper proposals should address specific topics relating to the post-crisis environment in any specific area.
PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:
An applicant is required to submit his or her paper proposal of 500 to 800 words to: Email: Douglas.Arner@hku.hk in MS WORD format. The submission deadline is Monday, 28 February 2011. The result will be announced to all applicants by e-mail by 30 April 2011.
The following content must be included in the submission:
1. Title of the paper with keywords (up to 5 words).
2. Paper proposal. (1 and 2 should be in the same file).
3. Name of applicant.
4. Affiliation of applicant.
5. Mailing address for contact person.
6. E-mail address of applicant.
7. Telephone number (including country code) for contact person.
8. The name (number) of the Panel to which the proposal is submitted. (3 through 8 should be in the text of the e-mail. Please note that they should not be in the paper proposal in supra 2.)
9. CV and major publications and presentations of applicant in an attached file (in either MS WORD or PDF file).
Those selected as speakers are required to submit full papers by 30 June 2011. The time allocated to each speaker is 15 minutes. Speakers can submit a full paper which may require more than 15 minutes for presentation. However, even in this case, the number of words of the full paper should be no more than 10,000 words including citations.
AIELN 2011 will cover accommodation costs of speakers, as well as conference meals. However, due to budgetary restrictions, participants will need to cover their own costs of transportation.
The Organizing Committee is planning to publish the result of the Conference in a book, though it has not concluded a contract with any publishing house yet. The speakers may be advised to write a longer paper for publication. They will be informed of the instruction for publication after the Conference.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Call for Papers: Asian International Economic Law Network Conference 2011
The Asian International Economic Law Network has issued a call for papers for its 2011 conference, which will be held at the University of Hong Kong on July 15-16. The theme is "The Global Financial and Economic Crisis and the Post-Crisis International Economic Law Environment." Here's the call: